A gang of phone scammers got more than they bargained for when they tried to con a savvy grandma out of $8000. They really were not expecting the elderly lady to be one step ahead!
Jean is a 73-year-old grandma from Seaford who, on January 20, received a mysterious phone call from a man who claimed to be her grandson.
The caller said he had been arrested for a drunk driving offence and needed her to help to bail him out of jail.
But Jean instantly suspected a rat. While she did have a grandson, she knew he couldn’t drive and that the caller was laying the ground-work for a money-grabbing con:
“I knew he was a real scammer,” said the crafty ex-911 dispatcher. Read more